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December 2017

Book Signing at Bradbury Brothers

December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bradbury Brothers, 167 Main Street
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
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Cape Porpoise, or Kennebunkport? You decide. Join author John Getchell for a signing of Arundel's world-wide sensation (okay, Northeast U.S.-wide) Sign of the Apocalypse. Books will be available for sale for your personal, or holiday gifting enjoyment. Bradbury's, because it's always cocktail hour, somewhere, on Saturday afternoon. They have a liquor store! -- John Getchell is a writer, humorist, and performance artist and we are delighted to have discussing and signing copies of his new book, SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE.…

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Arundel Native Book Signing at Fine Print Booksellers

December 3, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 am
Fine Print Booksellers, 28 Dock Square
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
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Arundel Native John Getchell's Sign of the Apocalypse Book Signing at Fine Print Booksellers of Kennebunkport. Friends, neighbors, and passersby from all over the country can’t fail to miss “The Sign’s” constantly changing humor and insight. On occasion, Sign of the Apocalypse traffics in the earnest, but at its heart is rooted in a deep-seated desire to express the sarcastic and snort-worthy. This, and a love of haiku, pizza, Latin, double ententdre, and the worst puns ever crafted is the…

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Book Signing at H.B. Provisions

December 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
H.B Provisions, 15 Western Avenue
Kennebunk, ME 04043
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General John Getchell will share his "Ruminations and Wit from an American Roadside Prophet" at H.B. Provisions general store! Generally, a book signing and sale - the perfect holiday gift for that general humorist on your list. Come and see us and pick up some general provisions while you're here! Friends, neighbors, and passersby from all over the country can’t fail to miss “The Sign’s” constantly changing humor and insight. On occasion, The Sign of the Apocalypse (SOTA) traffics in…

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Meeting Greet & Sign at UPenn Bookstore

December 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
University of Pennsylvania Bookstore, 3601 Walnut Stret
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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John Getchell meet and greet and sign at UPenn Bookstore. "John Getchell is a writer, humorist, and performance artist and we are delighted to welcome him this holiday season. He will be meeting guests and signing copies of his new book, SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE."-- UPenn Bookstore Come on out and bring your Benjamin Franklins! The book makes a perfect holiday gift for the lover of humor in your life. SOTA loves you, Philadelphia! -- Friends, neighbors, and passersby traveling…

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Talk and Signing at Catholic University Washington D.C.

December 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Catholic University, 620 Michigan Avenue NE
Washington, District of Columbia 20064
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Meet John Getchell, humorist of newly published "Sign of the Apocalypse" at Catholic University, Washington, D.C. on Dec 6 @ 6:00 p.m. John will be giving a talk and signing the book. Perfect stocking stuffer for the humor aficionado on your list. Take your mind off "The Troubles" of our current situation and enjoy - it's a Sign! Friends, neighbors, and passersby from all over the country can’t fail to miss “The Sign’s” constantly changing humor and insight. On occasion,…

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Book Talk/Signing Johns Hopkins Barnes & Noble

December 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
JHU Barnes & Noble, 3300 Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, Maryland 31218
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Book Talk/Signing Johns Hopkins Barnes & Noble "I’ll be at Johns Hopkins bookstore on December 7, at 7:00 p.m. to sign copies of my illustrious tome, “Sign of the Apocalypse”, and to offer my opinions on why Baltimore has the most attractive populous on the continent. Come, join the revelry; may it spill into the streets of Balto like water in the rain..." Friends, neighbors, and passersby traveling on River Road in Arundel, ME can’t fail to miss John Getchell's…

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Book Signing at the Nonantum Resort Fire & Ice Festival

December 9, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
The Nonantum Resort, 95 Ocean Avenue
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
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Book Signing at the 8th Annual Fire & Ice Festival at the Nonantum Resort Blazing Bonfires, Ice Bars & Sculptures, Local Food, Live Music. It’s the hottest ticket in town and a favorite holiday tradition. Marvel at hand-carved ice bars and sculptures throughout the resort’s back lawn. Relax in an Adirondack chair by the fire and gaze at the stars while sipping special holiday drinks. Or cozy up with some warm snacks indoors. Live music and dancing to the Tony…

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Signing by Arundel Resident John Getchell @ Graves Memorial Library

December 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Graves Memorial Library, 18 Maine Street
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
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Signing of Sign of the Apocalypse by Arundel humorist John Getchell. Friends, neighbors, and passersby from all over the country can’t fail to miss “The Sign’s” constantly changing humor and insight. On occasion, Sign of the Apocalypse traffics in the earnest, but at its heart is rooted in a deep-seated desire to express the sarcastic and snort-worthy. This, and a love of haiku, pizza, Latin, double ententdre, and the worst puns ever crafted is the premise of John Getchell’s book.…

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Read and Rolick at Pilot House Kennebunk

December 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
The Pilot House, 4 Western Avenue
Kennebunk, Maine 04043
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CANCELLED. The Pilot House Kennebunk welcomes Arundel resident John Getchell for a book signing of Sign of the Apocalypse. Friends, neighbors, and passersby from all over the country can’t fail to miss “The Sign’s” constantly changing humor and insight. On occasion, The Sign of the Apocalypse (SOTA) traffics in the earnest, but at its heart is rooted in a deep-seated desire to express the sarcastic and snort-worthy. This, and a love of haiku, pizza, Latin, double entendre, and the worst…

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Sign of the Apocalypse author Arundel resident at Kennebunk Free Library

December 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kennebunk Free Library, 112 Main Street
Kennebunk, Maine 04043
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Join us at Kennebunk Free Library Tues, Dec 12, at 6pm as we host John Getchell, author of Sign of the Apocalypse: Ruminations of the Roadside Prophet

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Sign of the Apocalypse at Books-a-Million, Portland

December 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Books-a-Million South Portland, 403 Gorham Road
South Portland, ME 04106
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John Getchell pitches a glorious Portland doubleheader. Second game, signing at Books-A-Million, Portland. Ruminations and Wit from an American Roadside Prophet. Come on down to South Portland and grab a few last-minute stocking stuffers, signed by the writer hisself! He’ll say anything on your copy!

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UPDATE Sign of the Apocalypse Books-a-Million, Portland RESCHEDULED

December 24, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 am
Books-a-Million South Portland, 403 Gorham Road
South Portland, ME 04106
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John Getchell pitches a glorious Portland doubleheader. Second game, signing at Books-A-Million, Portland. Ruminations and Wit from an American Roadside Prophet. Come on down to South Portland and grab a few last-minute stocking stuffers, signed by the writer hisself! He’ll say anything on your copy!

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February 2018

PechaKucha Night Kennebunkport

February 1 @ 7:20 pm
The Atlantic Hall, 173 Main Street
Cape Porpoise, ME 04014
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$5.00
John Getchell Sign of the Apocalypse Pecha Kucha Night Atlantic Hall

John Getchell will present Sing of the Apocalypse at PechaKucha Night Kennebunkport at Atlantic Hall, Cape Porpoise on February 1, 2018. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. / Presentations begin at 7:20 p.m.

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April 2018

Talk and Book Signing at Graves Memorial Library

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graves Memorial Library, 18 Maine Street
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
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Okay, he' baaaa-ack. John Getchell's Talk and Book Signing at Graves Memorial Library will take place! Originally scheduled for December, the talk, the signing, and the author have been resurrected and will take their place of a Sunday, on Apri 8, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.

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Talk and Signing at York County Community College

April 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
York County Community College, 112 College Drive
Wells, ME 04090
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John Getchell is a writer, humorist, performance artist, neighbor and author. He conveys pithy tidbits of thought and wordplay every day right on his front lawn on his "internally illuminated portable marquee." John will share the story behind his sign with visuals, stories, and audience engagement.

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Talk and Signing at Sherman’s of Freeport

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sherman’s of Freeport, 128 Main Street
Freeport, ME 04032
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The ever-engaging, "local folk hero" and thoroughly charming John Getchell will be tomorrow's Author Event at Sherman's of Freeport, signing books and talking the talk, from 1:00pm - 3:00pm.   He’s become a local folk hero whose musings strike up classroom and coffee counter conversations. One message gained national acclaim recently from TV talk show host James Corden, who said “Whoever did this is genius.”— Nancye Davies Tuttle, The Weekly Sentinel. Talk and Signing at Sherman's of Freeport Friends, neighbors,…

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June 2018

Reading Sherman’s Portland Old Port Festival

June 10 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sherman’s of Portland, 49 Exchange Street
Portland, ME 04101
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The ever-engaging and thoroughly charming John Getchell will be on hand at Sherman's during the Old Port Festival give a talk and reading about his book, "Sign of the Apocalypse: Ruminations and Wit from an American Roadside Prophet."

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Talk Book Signing Atria Kennebunk

June 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Atria, 1 Penny Lane
Kennebunk, ME 04043
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A proven hit with seniors and youngsters and all in-between, the ever-engaging local folk hero and thoroughly charming John Getchell will be giving a talk book signing Atria Kennebunk, talking the talk and signing copies of "The Sign of the Apocalypse" from 3:00pm - 5:00pm.

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August 2018

John to Emcee PechaKucha at Atlantic Hall in Kennebunkport

August 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
The Atlantic Hall, 173 Main Street
Cape Porpoise, ME 04014
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$5
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Join Master of Ceremonies John Getchell with Sign of the Apocalypse and the PechKucha gang at Atlantic Hall on Main Street in Kennebunkport on August 23, 2018. A good time will be had by all! Covfefe 4vr!

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October 2018

Book Signing, Talk at McArthur Public Library Biddeford

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
McArthur Public Library, 270 Maine Street
Biddeford, ME 04005
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John Getchell’s Talk and Book Signing at McArthur Public Library will take place on October 25, 2018, at 6:30pm. Arundel’s resident humorist John Getchell will bring on the laughs as he reads from his book, Sign of the Apocalypse.

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